[LMB] OT: Brabbling

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 20 05:14:45 BST 2021


I thought it was a neat word too.

On Sun, Sep 19, 2021, 2:19 PM Franz Tomasek (Home) <ftomasek at storm.co.za>
wrote:

> Salvete
>
> On 19/09/21
>    at 01:55 PM, Elizabeth Holden <azurite at azurite.ca> said:
>
> >Raymond said:
>
> >> I came up on a site that announced that nine words had been dropped from
> >> the English language dictionary.  One that rang out was aerodrome.
> Really!
>
> >Huh. I always liked that word.
>
> I haven't been there for over a year but there was a large sign as you
> approached Cape Town International Airport that informed you that you
> were now entering a controlled aerodrome. I'll have to check if it's
> been updated. I suspect not. The legislature's pen likely moves less
> hastily than that dictionary editor's.
>
> Valete
> Franz
>
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